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Passaic, New Jersey
Welcome to Passaic ...
When the people of Passaic refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Passaicite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Passaic has a population of 69,647 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Passaic.
Passaic is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Passaic lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Passaic: (973) and (862)<5>
Websites for Passaic ...
Official Website: www.cityofpassaic.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Passaic had an population of 69,647 people. This is a decrease of 0.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Passaic had a population of 69,781 people (or 13.92% of the total population of Passaic County). This makes Passaic the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Passaic represents 0.79% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 69,781 people, the population of Passaic increased 2.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 67,861 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Passaic.
Communities Also Named Passaic ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Passaic - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota and Missouri.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Passaic.
Communities near Passaic ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Passaic.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Passaic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Passaic.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Passaic. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Passaic.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Passaic. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Passaic.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Passaic ...
Looking for more information about Passaic? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Passaic, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Passaic.
Adding Passaic to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Passaic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Passaic was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Passaic on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Passaic on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Passaic: www.cityofpassaic.com/
The official website for Passaic County: www.passaiccountynj.org/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022